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'Armed suspect' at Orlando airport speaking with police negotiator

A spokesperson with the Orlando Police Department tells FOX 35 that the suspect is not in custody, as had been reported by other new organizations. Images posted on social media showed a heavy police presence in the area and passengers were anxious about missing flights. Police were called to the scene around 7.24pm.

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Abbott Promises Special Session Announcement 'Later This Week'

Patrick , the loudest proponent of the bathroom and tax bills, has been clamoring for weeks for Abbott to call a special session to force lawmakers to pass his priorities. Rep. Larry Gonzales, R-Round Rock, Sunset Advisory Commission chairman, said senators intentionally delayed the bills to force lawmakers into the special session that Patrick wants.

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Taylor: Montana Voters' Choice on Gianforte Should Be 'Honored'

Gianforte reportedly "body slammed" Jacobs at the candidate's campaign headquarters after receiving being questioned about the GOP's ObamaCare replacement plan. "We'll talk to you about that later", Gianforte said, to which Jacobs replied, "Yeah, but there's not going to be time". The altercation occurred when Jacobs tried to ask Gianforte about the CBO score of the Republicans' health care bill.

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Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to Cornell graduates

Speaking a day ahead of the students' official graduation, Biden pleaded for more empathy among the younger generation as they prepare to enter the workforce. "Living in your screens encourages shallow and antiseptic relationships that make it too easy to reduce the other to stereotypes", he said. They're a whole person: Flawed, struggling to make the world better, just like you.

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Trump administration announces plans to renegotiate NAFTA

The letter says the Americans intend to initiate talks "as soon as practicable", but no earlier than 90 days from this notice, as required by current USA trade law. GDP. Agricultural organizations are hoping the modernization efforts preserve all of the positive benefits of the agreement. The U.S. can be expected to play hardball when the NAFTA negotiations begin, but its negotiators shouldn't expect Canada and Mexico to accept a deal that is counterproductive to their own economies.

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Child thrown from water park slide in California

It happened at Saturday's grand opening of 'The Wave , ' a brand new water park. The ride had only been open for 90 minutes. No police or fire crews were called to the scene. A witness told KRON that the boy did not cross his legs and arms as directed by the park lifeguards. Park officials said they followed the manufacturer's guidelines for the slide, which has height requirements.